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Cottondale, Alabama
(Tuscaloosa County)

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The location of Cottondale

Welcome to Cottondale ...

Cottondale is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The location of Cottondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Cottondale is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cottondale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Cottondale lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Cottondale: 35453<3>

Communities near Cottondale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cottondale and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Brookwood   [Map]   1,857   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake View   [Map]   2,303   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,446   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,094   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cottondale.

Communities Also Named Cottondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Cottondale: This one is located in Tuscaloosa County and the other is located in Houston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Cottondale - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cottondale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cottondale. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cottondale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cottondale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cottondale:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottondale ...

Looking for more information about Cottondale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cottondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cottondale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Tuscaloosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cottondale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tuscaloosa County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Cottondale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cottondale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cottondale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cottondale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cottondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1896, Longitude: -87.4517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cottondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottondale.

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